|Andraes Geist Sr.
Another name for Andraes was Andrew Geist.1
Noted events in his life were:
1. Residence: Lehigh County before moving near Greenbrier in Northumberland County. 5
2. Military Service: during the Revolutionary War as Sergeant in Capt. Andrew Graff's Philadelphia Co., Militia, 1777. 6 Text from the DAR book:
3. Book: Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County by J.L. Floyd, 1911.
Andraes married Maria Christina Schneider, daughter of Johann Nicholas Schneider Sr. and Anna Maria Bordner.1 (Maria Christina Schneider was born on 8 Feb 1778 in Bethel Twp., Berks, PA 1 7, christened on 22 Feb 1778 in Rehrersburg: Altalaha Evangelical Lutheran Church, Berks, PA, died on 12 Sep 1859 in , Northumberland, PA 1 7 and was buried on 13 Sep 1859 in Rebuck: Himmel's Church, Northumberland, PA 7.)
Andraes next married Elizabeth Dornmeier in 1783 in Weisenberg Twp., Lehigh, PA.2 (Elizabeth Dornmeier was born about 1758.)
1 Floyd, J.L, Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County (1911 online at http://www.usgwarchives.net/pa/northumberp/floyd.html), Page 776.
3 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of December 11, 2002).
4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13983165.
5 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004).
6 Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books (Online register at www.dar.org), Page: Vol. 49, page 62.
7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13983102.